Lighting, which is mounted in the staircase, not only allows you to make it a beautiful element of the modern interior, but also makes the steps safe in the dark.
However, in order for the lighting to perform all these functions, it is necessary to set the backlight correctly.
How to organize the illumination of the stairs?
There are different options for installing fixtures on the stairs. First of all they depend on the lighting device. So there are the following types of lighting for the stairs:
- LED lamps of a linear type;
- Neon lights;
- Covert lighting.
Meanwhile, there are separate lamps that perform the functions of illumination. To the number of such lighting devices include:
- Lighting railings or lamps mounted in the side elements of the stairs;
- Lamps mounted on wall surfaces;
- Pendant lights.
Choosing how to arrange lighting stairs should be guided by individual preferences, the design of the house and the expected effect.
Neon lights have the advantage of maximum safety, a long period of use and soft light that is pleasing to the eye.
Dot halogen lamps have such a plus as a uniform distribution of illumination, however, it’s not worth counting on the long life of such lamps.
The most convenient to use are LED lamps. Because they can work both from electricity and from batteries.
In addition, these lamps can be operated for a long time without replacement, they are resistant to mechanical damage and they evenly illuminate the staircase.
Lighting stairs in the interior
When installing the lighting on the stairs, you must also pay attention to the shape of the lighting fixture, because the lamps must fit organically into the interior of your home.
Non-standard fixtures are suitable for modern interior styling, as in the photo of staircase lighting from the catalog.
If you decide to use LED lighting as a staircase light, you can supplement it with displacement sensors, with which you can save electricity. And the scattering light from such a lighting device will create at home the most comfortable and warm atmosphere.
LED strip is a sheet of aluminum, on which lamps are installed. Such lamps have a single-color and multi-color solution, but there are also monochrome variants. With the help of LED backlight you can select the edges of each step.
A wide range of colors of the tape allows you to use it in the premises of any style. So, modern lighting of a ladder installed on an acrylic handrail looks very interesting.
The lighting, which is organized with the help of neon tubes, looks quite original and spectacular. This lighting device consists of an elastic tube inside which a cable is installed.
With the help of such pipes it becomes possible to direct the light by 360 degrees.
This lighting consumes a minimum of electricity and is characterized by high resistance to mechanical stress and moisture, and it is also designed for a long period of operation. Usually such a light is placed at the bottom of the steps.
A practical option for lighting a staircase is a spot light built into the wall surface. When installing this type of lighting devices must take into account the size of the lamps. So, between lamps of large sizes there should be a large distance.
Recently, hidden lighting has become popular, because with the help of soft lighting from this lighting device, you can get quite a spectacular lighting design that emphasizes the contours of the steps.
When creating a masked lighting applied almost transparent materials such as tempered, frosted glass or acrylic plates. The side illumination of the stairwell with the use of spotlights looks elegant and sophisticated.
In addition, to organize the hidden lighting of the stairs, you can use fiber-optic lamps. Through the use of this lighting device, you can get stylish color lighting of the stairs.